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[froi-sahrt; French frwa-sar]
  1. Jean [zhahn] /ʒɑ̃/, 1333?–c1400, French chronicler.
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Historical Examples of froissart

  • Froissart notes the immense influence which "Wican" had in the State.

    A Literary History of the English People

    Jean Jules Jusserand

  • The book, like Froissart's collection of poems, treats "of love."

  • Footnote 40: Froissart tells us that Bolinbroke was much beloved in London.

  • Froissart's description of "the progress" of this monarch we have before noticed.

  • Froissart, besides being chronicler, was something of a poet.

    Classic French Course in English

    William Cleaver Wilkinson

British Dictionary definitions for froissart


  1. Jean (ʒɑ̃). ?1333–?1400, French chronicler and poet, noted for his Chronique, a vivid history of Europe from 1325 to 1400
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